Burwood Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Burwood (3125) is a suburb of Melbourne, South East, Victoria. It is about 12 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Burwood is in the federal electorate of Chisholm.

In the 2011 census the population of Burwood was 13,162 and is comprised of approximately 53.9% females and 46.1% males.

The median/average age of the population of Burwood is 34 years of age.

54.4% of people living in the suburb of Burwood were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 11.5% China , 2.9% Malaysia, 2.4% Sri Lanka, 2.4% England, 2.4% India, 2.0% Greece, 1.9% Vietnam, 1.5% Hong Kong , 1.4% Indonesia, 1.0% Italy, 1.0% New Zealand, 0.7% Korea, Republic of , 0.6% Singapore, 0.5% South Africa.

57.1% of people living in Burwood speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 11.2% Mandarin, 4.9% Cantonese, 4.2% Greek, 3.8% Language spoken at home not stated, 2.1% Other, 2.0% Vietnamese, 1.9% Other, 1.7% Sinhalese, 1.6% Italian.

The religious makeup of Burwood is 28.9% No religion, 21.8% Catholic, 9.7% Anglican, 7.3% Religious affiliation not stated, 6.7% Buddhism, 5.8% Eastern Orthodox, 5.1% Uniting Church, 2.3% Presbyterian and Reformed, 2.3% Hinduism, 2.0% Christian, nfd.

41.3% of people are married, 43.4% have never married and 5.8% are divorced and 1.9% are separated. There are 853 widowed people living in Burwood.

52.1% of the people living in Burwood over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 34.7% are working on a part time basis. Burwood has an unemployment rate of 8.4%.

The main occupations of people living in Burwood are 29.8% Professionals, 15.2% Clerical & administrative workers, 14.1% Managers, 10.5% Community & personal service workers, 10.0% Sales workers, 9.3% Technicians & trades workers, 6.5% Labourers, 2.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.9% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Burwood work in are 11.8% Health care and social assistance, 11.3% Professional, scientific and technical services, 10.7% Retail trade, 10.5% Education and training, 8.3% Accommodation and food services, 6.9% Manufacturing, 5.9% Financial and insurance services, 5.4% Wholesale trade, 5.1% Construction.

38.0% of homes are fully owned, and 26.2% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 30.3% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $411 per week and the median household income is $1099 per week.

The median rent in Burwood is $328 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $2000 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Burwood postcode 3125

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